Made in 1942 by Paramount, PRICE OF VICTORY received an Oscar nomination. Based on a speech delivered fireside chat style by Vice President Henry A. Wallace, the second of F.D.R.'s three Vice Presidents and a controversial figure at the time. The original speech shown here was delivered on May 8, 1942 in New York City at the Free World Association. In that version of the speech, Wallace envisioned a future United Nations as a community of nations that would democratize the world.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage
Made by the Ladish Forging Company in the 1960s, this industrial film shows the company's forging process and the contributions the company made to developing pressure vessels for use on board U.S. missiles and rockets. The die-forged closures with integral outlets, with a body of rolled seamless rings, produced a highly dependable missile body. Ladish remains a leading producer of highly engineered, technically advanced components for the jet engine, aerospace and general industrial... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage
This silent film shows an early production Polaris missile, possibly the prototype, being placed onto a transport cradle.The Polaris missile was a two-stage Solid-fuel rocket nuclear-armed submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) built during the Cold War by Lockheed Corporation of California for the United States Navy.It was designed to be used for second strike countervalue (CEP not good enough for first strike counterforce) as part of the Navy's contribution to the United States arsenal... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Polaris Missile, Lockheed, SLBM
Made during the time of Hitler's Third Reich, this silent educational film (made to have a script read over it while it played) shows the varying borders of Western Germany during the period 1871- 1935, including after the Treaty of Versailles in 1918. Doubtless part of the idea and motivation behind this film was to demonstrate to the German people that many "Germanic peoples" were living in other parts of Europe nearby, and that Germany deserved to be a bigger state than it was... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Germany
This late 1920s, early 1930s educational movie attempts to provide some insight into the Seminole tribe in Florida's Everglades. It begins with silent movie footage re-enacting Ponce de Leon arriving in Florida by ship -- and then shows exceptionally early and rare footage of tribe members in their beautiful handmade clothing, foraging in the swamps amid deer, alligators, wildcats and snakes. Green corn farming is seen at the 3:15 mark, and the making of bread at 5:30. Housing and a village... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage, Seminoles, Florida
Made by Ted Eshbaugh, who made six or more cartoons for various studios in the 30s and 40s, CAP'N CUB is a WWII propaganda cartoon that ballyhoos the U.S. Army Air Corps. The cartoon starts out cute, but soon turns very politically incorrect by post-war standards. Cute little Cap'n Cub reviews a weapons parade, but wants more "planes, planes, planes!". A full production sequence follows, and the completed planes go off to fight the Japanese, and goes from cute to dark very quickly... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, 1943, WWII, Cartoon
This U.S. Air Force film dates to the beginnings of the service branch, and shows the various styles of uniforms designed for women airmen, including overcoats, hats, duty shirt, etc. It also shows uniforms for nurses, women's medical specialists, WACs, flight nurses, and enlisted. When the U.S. Air Force first became a fully separate branch in 1947 personnel continued to wear uniforms nearly identical to the U.S. Army. The first Air Force-specific blue dress uniform, introduced in 1949,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Uniform, Fashion, WAC's
One of a group of films made by General Motors for the purposes of driver's education. the "We Drivers" series dates back to at least the 1940s. This particular film shows the freeways of Houston, Texas in the late 1960s or early 1970s. The film uses the relatively new technology of the traffic helicopter to provide a new perspective on highway safety, showing how maneuvers in traffic on the beltways can cause accidents. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Traffic
Made in 1955 by the Association of American Railroads, BIG TRAINS ROLLING examines how the US railroads keep the economy growing by providing transportation and employment. Features trains from many different railroads including Southern Pacific, Santa Fe & Western Maryland.A highly patriotic film, the film is educational in tone and follows two children as they make a cross-country trip on the Southern Pacific Daylight beginning at Los Angeles' Union Station. Scenes in the train include... Topics: Stock Footage, Stock Footage, Rail transport, Film, Los Angeles Union Station, Southern Pacific...
This U.S. Navy recruiting film from the 1970s, NUCLEAR NAVY, shows some of the Navy's nuclear powered aircraft carriers including USS Nimitz (CVN-68), the USS South Carolina (CGN-37). Training is shown at Newport, Rhode Island, and the film contains a great montage that shows some of the enormous course load and academic rigor in the nuclear program. The Naval Post Graduate School at Monterey is seen at the 6:55 mark. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Nuclear Power, Newport, USS Nimitz
Made at the time of the Apollo Program, this film gives an overview of the Command Module (CM), which was mated to the Service Module and known together as the Command and Service Module (CSM). The CSM was one of two spacecraft, along with the Lunar Module, used for the United States Apollo program which landed astronauts on the Moon. It was built for NASA by North American Aviation. It was launched by itself on three suborbital and low Earth orbit Apollo test missions using the Saturn IB... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, NASA, Command Module, Apollo Program, Spacecraft
Made by Kodak, this silent travelogue of the Philippines shows the nation as it appeared in the 1930s. Downtown Manila is seen in its pre-war grandeur at the :46 mark, with buzzing trolley cars and auto traffic. Sugar, coconuts and hemp are seen gathered at the 1:30 mark, and coconut rafts are seen floating to market at the 4 minute mark. Manila hemp is seen being collected from abaca trees at 7:50. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Philippines, Manila, Sugar Cane, Manila Hemp
Released by Eastman Kodak as part of their Classroom Film series in the 1930s, this movie shows the people of Yugoslavia. It includes images of village life with farmers taking care of routines, women baking bread, dairy products being made, vegetables and flowers being planted and grown, pigs and other farm animals being raised, and more. A "modern farm" appears around the 6 minute mark with steam-driven harvesting machinery. The film also shows textiles being made, a school,... Topics: Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Silent Film, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
An official film made by the War Department, Highballing to Victory is a short US propaganda movie made toward the end of World War II about the importance of material and transportation in the war effort. The movie includes an emphasis on the story of tires, which proved vital for the war effort. At the 5:50 mark tire "casualties" are seen with tires damaged or destroyed in accidents, from wear, or combat. A B-24 crash is seen at 6:40, and other aircraft making ground loops and... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Highballing To Victory, Film
Made in the 1930s, this silent travelogue shows the city of Peiping, now known as Beijing, China. The film is rich in imagery, featuring shots of palaces, rickshaws, donkey carts, and the industrious people of pre-WWII China. To appeal to an American audience, the film contains shots of American sailors from the Asiatic Fleet on holiday in the city. At the 1:08 mark, a shopping district is shown, with modern trolley cars zipping down city streets and a steam locomotive chugging past... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, China, Beijing, Travelogue, Film
Shot in the marine of Washington, D.C., this 1970s vintage Coast Guard film shows the procedures that are supposed to be used by USCG personnel to board pleasure craft. The flashing blue light of the Coast Guard boat, a police whistle, a load hailer, and siren are all demonstrated to "pull over" a suspect boat. Once the boat owner complies, a safety inspection of the boat is made from stem to stern. The owner is cited in this instance, for not having a fire extinguisher in an... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Coast Guard, USCG, Small Boats
This 1940s silent educational film shows Washington D.C. in that era. Sights include Pennsylvania Avenue, the Capitol Building, Treasury Building, Union Station (1:15), and more. Arlington Cemetery (4:47) and various monuments are seen, as well as Embassy Row, the White House (2:15), old War Department and Navy Department buildings (2:40), the new Pentagon Building at 3:00, the Supreme Court, and more. Mount Vernon is seen after a cruise down the Potomac. Ford's Theater is seen at 5:30, the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Washington, Capitol Building, 1940, Washington DC
This historic U.S. Navy promotional film entitled "Anchor's Aweigh", shows the fighting ships of the Navy as they appeared in the 1930s. It seems likely given that Panama is seen in the film, that this movie was shot during Fleet Problem XVII. Fleet problem was the term used by the United States Navy to describe each of 21 large-scale naval exercises conducted between 1923 and 1940. They are labeled with Roman numerals, from Fleet Problem I through Fleet Problem XXI. A 22nd Fleet... Topics: periscope Film, Stock footage, Anchors Aweigh, USS Langley, Panama Canal
Made in the 1940s, this silent Castle Film shows members of the Seminole tribe, as well as South Americans, hunting and wrestling alligators, crocodiles and caymans. The Burmese crocodile is seen at the 5:40 mark. The film ends with the rescue of a small boy about to snatched by one of these brutes.This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Crocodiles, Alligators, Seminole Indians Alligator wrestling
Made by Australia's National Film Board in 1951, "North to the Sun" shows a tourist view of Far North Queensland. It investigates what underpins the tropical north and discovers it is more than just a holiday destination. It is a place where jungle has given way to the cultivation of sugar cane and tobacco, and where prosperous communities of Australians have proved that the Australian tropics are a pleasant place to live in and that industry is generously rewarded there. Produced... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Australia, Travel Literature, Tobacco, Queensland, Cairns
Made in 1966, this short film shows a Communist political figure giving a speech at a factory commune, as well as (at the 3:00 mark) a parade celebrating the National Day of Celebration, the anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in the USA. Entirely film backed, this material is available for licensing in 24p HD and 2k.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Communist Party, Peoples republic Of China
Made in 1945 on behalf of the American Red Cross, SEEING THEM THROUGH is a short film reporting on the activities of the American Red Cross and the useage made of contributed funds for the previous year. American troops are shown in combat in Europe and in the Pacific during the island hopping campaign, with medical corpsman administering aid in jungle hospitals. This includes astonishing footage of emergency surgery in extremely primitive conditions, and Red Cross supplies including blood... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Film, American Red Cross, War
Made in the late 1930s, this travelogue of Panama shows some of the ruins of the early colonization of the nation, as well as the modern Panama Canal -- the "Gateway to the Pacific". The film contains footage of the construction of the canal and the "mammoth task" that joined two oceans. There is terrific footage of steam shovels, steam engines and railroad trains, and construction personnel. The Panama Canal (Spanish: Canal de Panamá) is a 77.1-kilometre (48 mi) ship... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Panama Canal Zone, Locks, U.S. Navy
These silent home movies were shot by an American serviceman during the Korean War. Scenes include camp life in tents with lots of mud present, calisthenics in underwear (2:30), and more. Around 5:00, there are shots of Korean civilians on the move with all their belongings, possibly as refugees of the war. At the 5:20 mark is footage of a USO Camp Show featuring an unknown female performer (some of this footage is flopped). American tanks are seen at the 6:40 mark, helicopters at the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Korean War, Home Movies, Film
Directed by Ramsay Short and Michael Orrom, with cinematography by the incredible Winton Hoch, "A Light In Nature" is a 1960 film about science created by the Shell Oil Corporation. The film shows scientific research and the creative process of discovery in probing radioactivity, astronomy, materials science, geology, biophysics, oceanography, the discovery of DNA, etc. This production was made to coincide with the Tercentenary of the Royal Society as a tribute to the scientific... Topics: Film, Science, DNA, Physicist, Stock Footage, Periscope Film
This 1930s German silent educational film shows the process by which iron ore is refined in a smelter. Iron ore is a mineral substance which, when heated in the presence of a reductant, will yield metallic iron (Fe). It almost always consists of iron oxides, the primary forms of which are magnetite (Fe3O4) and hematite (Fe2O3). Iron ore is the source of primary iron for the world's iron and steel industries.Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Stock Footage, iron, ore, Film
Produced by the Perfect Circle Corporation as a publicity project in 1954, THE HOTTEST 500 shows the 1953 Indy 500 won by Bill Vukovich in 120-plus degree heat. The 1953 race was infamous as one of the most memorable on record, with more relief drivers used than in any other year. Tragically, driver Carl Scarborough actually died of heat prostration. Bill Vukovich, who led in 1952 but ended up losing due to a mechanical failure with his car, led almost the entire race and ended up taking... Topics: Stock Footage, Periscope Film, Indianapolis 500, 1953 Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Auto Racing
Dating to the F-16 rollout in the mid-1970s, THE HOT PERFORMER shows the prototype F-16s being put through their paces at Edwards Air Force Base. The film was targeted at the Pentagon but also foreign governments who might acquire the aircraft. Some of the characteristics shown in the film include the plane's "fly by wire" capability, its unique bubble canopy, and its ability to accelerate faster than any other aircraft on the market. The General Dynamics (now Lockheed Martin)... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, General Dynamics, War, U.S. Air Force, Fighter Aircraft
Made in 1943 for the U.S. Navy, DAMAGE CONTROL IV shows the use of the Rescue Breathing Apparatus during firefighting operations aboard ships. Shown is the Navy Oxygen Breathing Rescue Apparatus, Type A-1, a self-contained, closed-circuit device. Oxygen, generated by chemicals in a canister, flowed to the right-hand section of the breathing bag, where it mixed with air previously passed through the canister, then to the left-hand breathing bag and on through the inhalation tube into the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Navy, World War II, Fire Fighting, Fire, Training
Made to promote the 6th War Loan in 1945, SILENCE shows the aftermath of war, with shattered harbors and factories, but no troops or machines of war present — just silence. "But a war cannot be won this way," says the narrator, and then the film erupts into a loud, incredible montage of violence and mayhem. And, a new announcer continues at 2:00, we must have another noise -- the noise of busy factories and assembly lines producing tanks, trucks, tires, guns, ammunition and... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, World War II, War Bonds, 6th War Loan
This 1980s USAF promotional film shows male and female nurses volunteering for duty in the USAF nursing corps. Orientation is shown, as well as a some team building exercises. Set to campy music, "when she smiles", this film makes duty in the Air Force look like a summer camp breeze. The beginning of the film takes place at Baylor University.This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, U.S. Air Force, USAF, Nurse, Nursing, Flight Nurse
Made at the early in the Apollo Program, this film details the simulator built to test the control and maneuverability systems for the re-entry of the space capsule. The film gives an overview of the lunar mission and shows the equipment used to simulate the mission. A cathode ray tube is shown at the 4:30 mark, surrounded with displays that indicate lift vector direction, velocity, and more. Roll and Yaw display is seen at the 5:00 mark. Two Electronics Associates Inc. (EAI) 231-R... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Apollo Program, Spacecraft, Re-entry, Simulation, Moon, Apollo Lunar...
Probably produced by the Canadian government as part of their outreach to French speaking citizens during WWII, this 1943-44 newsreel (a French version of an English original) features various segments. Predominately about supply, logistics and transportation, this film shows railroads, aircraft and trucks delivering war material to distant front lines in China, Europe, and Africa. At the 30 second mark, P-39 Airacobras are seen being turned over to the Russians. At the 1 minute mark, German... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, French, WWII, World War II, Schwienfurt, P-39
This silent film shows U.S. Navy personnel as part of the Navy Marine Mammal Program working with a pilot whale to recover a practice torpedo.The origins of the NMMP program date back to 1960, when a Pacific White-sided Dolphin was acquired for hydrodynamic studies seeking to improve torpedo performance. The aim was to determine whether dolphins had a sophisticated drag-reduction system, but the technology of the day failed to demonstrate that dolphins have any unusual capabilities in this... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Navy, United States Navy Marines, Pilot Whale, Whale,...
Created in the 1930s, this silent German educational film shows images of Mount Vesuvius near Naples, Italy, as well as the destruction caused by the eruption of Mt. Etna in 1928. The eruption ended up destroying the town of Mascali, situated low on the eastern flank of the volcano. Mount Etna (Italian: Etna, Sicilian: Mungibeddu or a Muntagna, Latin: Aetna) is an active stratovolcano on the east coast of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Catania, between Messina and Catania. It lies above... Topics: Volcano, Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Mount Vesuvius, Naples, Eruption Of Mount Vesuvius, Mount...
This sales film for the Bofors Recoilless Gun known as the Pvpj 1110 shows the maneuverable, simple-to-use nature of the piece and demonstrates how it is operated by a very small crew. The Pvpj 1110 (Pansarvärnspjäs 1110) is a Swedish 90 mm recoilless rifle. It is also widely known as Pv-1110. It entered service at the early 1960s and was phased out of service in the Swedish Army in the late 1990s after 1,600 had been produced. Some 300 weapons were transferred to Estonia, Latvia and... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Anti-tank Gun, Recoilless Rifle, Film, Tank Gun Bofors
This well-produced home movie shows a trip to Acapulco and through the Panama Canal, made by a man named Lund on a cruise ship back in the 1960s. Some of the highlights include vistas of Acapulco, including resort hotels, the Mexican Navy at anchor, museums,and more. The Panama Canal is seen at the 10:00 mark, and continues through the Canal. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC archive, one of the largest historic military, transportation, and aviation stock footage collections in... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Film, Home Movies, Canal, Panama Canal, 1960's Cruise Ship, Mexico,...
This U.S. Navy newsreel consists of several segments. The first tells the story of the Gilmore Brothers, Charles and Lyman, who attempted to build an airplane several years prior to the Wright Brothers. The second segment shows the Japanese Kamikaze pilots and tells the story of "how they got that way". Next, a sexy interlude called "Showtime" with singer Joy Hodges. This soundie is typical of the 1940s era, where music videos often consisted of cute vignettes.... Topics: Perisocpe Film, Stock Footage, Kamikaze, United States Navy, World War II, Lyman Gilmore, Joy Hodges
This 1920s or early 1930s home movie is a bit of a mystery. It shows scenes at an airport where some kind of air show is in progress. Based on research done by third parties, we've determined that the airport at the beginning of the film is likely the McIntyre Airport in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (If you look closely at the hangar in the rear at the :40 mark you can see the airport's distinctively marked hangar). At the 2:45 mark a group of women are seen who may either be female pilots, or... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Air Racing Pilot, Home Movies, Airport, Traveler, Delta Air Lines
Hastily created immediately after Pearl Harbor, DEMOCRACY IN ACTION was released by the Department of Agriculture to encourage greater productivity in the nation's farm belt. The movie describes how the last two years have set productivity records for United States agriculture, but that more work is needed given the desperate demands of the looming conflict. From cotton (4:25) used to make uniforms and bandages, to meat and grain used to feed troops or the tobacco the troops smoke, the film... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Agriculture, Cattle, Tabacco, Tabacco, Dairy Industry, World War II
This wonderful 1950s Chevrolet automobile promotional film features a wonderful yet ridiculous premise — a husband who happens to be an automobile engineer explaining to his wife all the innovations in post-WWII automobiles. Just like Macgyver, this guy is able to build models out of seemingly ordinary items that can be found at a picnic! Some of the things shown are independent front suspension, center point steering, shock absorption, and more.This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Chevrolet, Shock Absorber, 1950's, General Motors
INTRODUCTION TO A CHAMPION showcases Delta Airlines' new aircraft, the Convair 880. Although the aircraft was successful for Delta, it proved a commercial failure and only 65 were built between 1959 and 1962.The Convair 880 was a narrow-body jet airliner produced by the Convair division of General Dynamics. It was designed to compete with the Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8 by being smaller and faster, a niche that failed to create demand. When it was first introduced some aviation circles... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Convair 880, Delta Air Lines, Jet Aircraft, General Dynamics, Speed...
Narrated by Glenn Ford, this 1960s film about the U.S. Coast Guard begins with a brief history of the service, and then shows the mission of the Coast Guard as it existed in the 1960s, featuring its aircraft and ships. At 1:47, there are images of ships in distress and even an ocean liner on fire and sinking. Coast Guard search and rescue is shown, with modern cutters on duty around the clock. A water craft rescue is seen at the 3:15 mark, answering 50K calls each year. Coast Guard... Topics: periscope Film, Stock Footage, United States Coast Guard, Film, USCG Staten Island, Helicopter
Attack! The Battle of New Britain is a documentary/propaganda film produced by the U.S. War Department in 1944, depicting events in 1943.. It details, as its name implies, the New Britain campaign, which was part of the New Guinea and Solomon Islands Campaigns during World War II.The film follows a rather standard format: it is a chronological narrative of the campaign from the arrival of the soldiers in New Guinea to their capture of most of the island. Opening with travelers book pictures of... Topics: Stock footage, periscope Film, World War II, New Britain Campaign, War Department, Douglas...
This 1940s film shows Dodge Motors contributing to the WWII war effort, and shows the company's command cars and trucks that are being used throughout the world as part of the armed forces. While Dodge's defense activities take priority, the company is still putting out some cars based on 1941 designs. Famed stunt driver Jimmie Lynch is shown behind the wheel of one of these new cars, showing how the car and its Powerflow engine being put through its paces. Lynch drives it up a flight of... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Dodge, Jimmie Lynch, Death Dodgers, Lucky Teter, Automobile
This fascinating industrial film advertises Oceaneering International's groundbreaking Underwater Atmospheric Diving Suit (ADS), known as JIM. An atmospheric diving suit or ADS is a small one-person articulated submersible of anthropomorphic form which resembles a suit of armour, with elaborate pressure joints to allow articulation while maintaining an internal pressure of one atmosphere. The ADS can be used for very deep dives of up to 2,300 feet (700 m) for many hours, and eliminates the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Atmospheric Diving Suit, Diving Suit, Underwater Diving, Scuba...
Created in 1933 by the newly-ascendant Adolph Hitler, "Deutschland Erwacht!" is a recounting of life in Germany after WWI and up until the handover of power from Hindenburg to Hitler in 1933. As a work of propaganda, the film vividly shows the turbulent, inflationary times that followed World War I and attempts to show how Hitler's Germany will be a powerful nation. This portion, Reel 2, shows the burning of the Reichstag Building. This film is part of the Periscope Film LLC... Topics: Nazism, Stock Footage, Periscope Film, Reichstag, Adolf Hitler, Berlin Tempelholf Airport,...
This historic NASA film documents the handling and care of moon rocks returned to Earth from the Sea of Tranquility by the astronauts of Apollo 11. The Lunar Receiving Laboratory (shown at the 1:30 mark) was the facility where samples were examined, described, photographed, weighed, and prepared for study. Interestingly, Earth plants and insects were exposed to the lunar materials to determine if there were any pathogens on the samples. Apollo 11 carried the first geologic samples from... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Moon, Moon Rock Apollo Program, mare Tranquillitatis
Dating to the 1960s or early 70s, WHO'S TO BLAME is a classic driver's education film complete with devastating car-into-tree crashes — with crash test dummies — filmed in slow-mo. This also includes footage from the famed UCLA automobile test center known as the ITTE (Institute for Transportation and Traffic Engineering). The film emphasizes defensive driving and shows several scenarios where road rage, drinking, and inattention cause accidents. Still very active in the modern era,... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Footage, Driver's Ed, Defensive Driving, UCLA, ITTE, National Safety Council
This film shows the exhibit known as OUR AMERICAN CROSSROADS in operation. Originally created for the General Motors Parade of Progress, this exhibit still exists and is maintained by GM. It was built by the H.B. Stubbs company and was on display at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry until 2001 when it was removed by GM. The Our American Crossroads display is an animated diorama of American life. It depicts lifestyles before and after the introduction of the automobile and a... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock footage, General Motors, Film, Parade Of Progress, Futurama, Chicago Museeum...